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Local Government Grants Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce in conjunction with the Department of Health WA and the WA Local Government Association conducted a Local Government Grants Seminar on Friday 15th July 2011.

The seminar attracted over 75 attendees with presenters providing information on funding opportunities available to support Local Government physical activity, health and wellbeing priorities. The seminar also provided attendees with: 

  • The opportunity to learn from other local governments who have been successful in receiving funding;
  • The opportunity to speak to representatives from several funding agencies;
  • Information about how to obtain local health data, which must be included in Healthy Communities Initiative applications and is useful for planning purposes; and,
  • Networking opportunities.

 

Further Information

Further information on grants funding guides including a Physical Activity Grants and Funding Matrix and the Department of Local Government - Guide to Grant Submission Writing is available.

 

Presentations - Local Government Grants Seminar

PowerPoint presentations by the following speakers are not available. Please visit the organisation's website for further information.

 

Please find below presentations and handouts from the seminar.

 

Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

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Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

The agenda for the Local Government Grants Seminar held on Friday 15th July 2011.

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Jo Del Prete from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of considerations for local governments when applying for grants.

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Jo Davies from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided a case study on the City of Rockingham's research and data collection undertaken for their Community Infrastructure Plan.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Susan McDonald from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of sources the department uses for community profiling.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation) - Handout

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation) - Handout

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

The document developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation provides local governments with sources of data collection.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Sarah Joyce from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of data that is available from the department and other government sources.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

The document by the Department of Health WA is to be used by local governments to request data required for Healthy Communities Initiative grant applications.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Given the small population numbers in the following Local Government Areas (LGAs), the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Branch is unable to provide valid and reliable prevalence estimates. However, data for the health district can be provided as outlined in this document.

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of the national Healthy Communities Initiative Grants.

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided information supplied by the City of Cockburn on their successful Healthy Communities Initiative application.

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - Handout

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - Handout

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

The following is a list of services and website links you may find useful when gathering information to complete your Healthy Communities Initiative grant application. This information is being provided as a service to local governments and the Department of Health, WA Local Government Association and the Physical Activity Taskforce do not accept responsibility for or endorse the content or condition of any site.

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City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

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City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Toyah Tinworth from the City of Wanneroo provided an overview of the local government's experiences thus far after receiving Healthy Communities Initiative funding.

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

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Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Clayton White from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund.

Trails Grants Presentation

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Trails Grants Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Geordie Thompson from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Trails Grants Program.

Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

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Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Claire Ditri from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Sport for All initiative as outlined in the brochure. (No PowerPoint presentation used).

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Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

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Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Lisa Wheatley from the Heart Foundation provided an overview of the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants available as part of the national Swap It, Don’t Stop It campaign.

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Other Funding Opportunities

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Other Funding Opportunities

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Rebecca Fidrych from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of several grant opportunities available that had not already been outlined.

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Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

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Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Information about the various Healthway Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

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Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Information about the various Department for Communities Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

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Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

Information about the Council on the Ageing WA - Senior's Week Grants.

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